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L'art de l'indigotier


Published 1770
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Name of printer and date of publication from colophon

Place of publication supplied by BN cat

Attributed to Paul de Beauvais-Raseau by BN cat

The author served as captain of a company of soldiers in Saint-Domingue and most probably learned the craft in that colony. Cf. Bissainthe

Signatures: A-2G² (2G2 verso blank)

Errata: p. [1], 2nd count

Engraved head piece above caption title; tail pieces

Text followed by eleven numbered engraved plates showing details of the indigo plant, the machines needed to extract the dye, and slaves harvesting and the implements used to gather the plants

Cf. Bissainthe, M. Dict. de bib. haïtienne, 4646 (Neufchatel, 1777 ed.)

John Carter Brown Library copy disbound

John Carter Brown Library copy has numerous ms. marginal annotations in unknown hand

John Carter Brown Library copy acquired with the assistance of the Sophia Augusta Brown Fund


Publisher [Paris] : De l'Imprimerie de L.F. Delatour.
Pages 146
Language French
Call number b6255598
Digitizing sponsor John Carter Brown Library
Book contributor John Carter Brown Library
Collection jcbhaiti; JohnCarterBrownLibrary; americana
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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